Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years. Image shows from L to R: Harry McEntire, Sue Townsend. Copyright: Pier Productions.

Adrian Mole And The Weapons Of Mass Destruction

BBC Radio 4 comedy by Sue Townsend. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Harry McEntire.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 15th April 2019

Adrian's diary restarts in 2002 with the Iraq War looming. He is 34 and single again. A young woman comes into the bookshop where he works and requests an unusual book.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th April 2019

Adrian goes to Glenn's passing-out parade. He furnishes his new loft apartment on credit and gets to know Marigold.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th April 2019

Adrian attends his school reunion and his relationship with Marigold moves on a stage. Parvez tries to curb Adrian's spending.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 18th April 2019

Adrian attends a crisis meeting with the Flowers family, and meets Marigold's older sister Daisy. He tries in vain to end his relationship with Marigold.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 19th April 2019

Adrian tries to convince Marigold that they are no longer engaged, while finding himself drawn to her sister Daisy. Tania Braithwaite holds a New Year's Eve fancy dress party.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 22nd April 2019

It's New Year's Day 2003, and a hangover is the least of Adrian's problems. He attends an art exhibition in London with his new love, Daisy.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Adrian goes to an anti-war march in London with Daisy - and keeps quiet about his own views. He is summoned by Michael Flowers and given some unwelcome news.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Wednesday 24th April 2019

Adrian makes several attempts to write Marigold a letter ending their relationship. The Iraq War begins.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Thursday 25th April 2019

The Iraq War is underway and Glenn calls from Basra, where he is stationed. Brainbox Henderson comes to Adrian's rescue in more ways than one.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 26th April 2019

Adrian receives tragic news and finally acknowledges that he has been living a lie. Will Daisy stand by him?

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